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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 06:20:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' South, Longitude: 63° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.25 meters/second, 1498.5 km/hour, 931.1 miles/hour or 809.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.52 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 minorth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 22' 25.0"930.82 miwest0° 02' 24.4"2.76 minorth930.95 mi
24 hours14° 53' 17.6"964.13 mieast1° 38' 46.0"113.23 minorth975.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Thu 10:20 AM101 km62 miles54 nmNorth N
Port LouisThu 10:20 AM611 km380 miles330 nmWest W
Saint-DenisThu 10:20 AM822 km510 miles444 nmWest W
AntananarivoThu 9:20 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmWest W
Diego GarciaThu 12:20 PM1763 km1096 miles952 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaThu 10:20 AM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandThu 11:20 AM2351 km1461 miles1269 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniThu 9:20 AM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleThu 11:20 AM2956 km1837 miles1596 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamThu 9:20 AM3007 km1869 miles1624 nmWest-northwest WNW
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